This easy-to-make appetizer, with BUSH’S® Original Baked Beans, is always a crowd-pleaser.

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Servings: 8-10


  • 1 can (16 oz) BUSH’S® Original Baked Beans
  • 1 medium French baguette, cut into 18, 1-inch slices
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and cut in half
  • 4 Tbsp (½ stick) butter (not margarine), softened
  • 1 medium tomato, seeded and coarsely chopped
  • 4 oz finely shredded smoked white Cheddar cheese, or variety of choice


  1. Preheat oven on broiler setting
  2. Place baguette slices on cookie sheet
  3. Rub each slice with garlic, then spread butter over each slice.
  4. Heat beans in small saucepan over medium heat until warm, about 5 minutes
  5. While beans are heating, place cookie sheet with baguette slices under broiler for 2-3 minutes (TIP: Watch baguettes carefully to prevent edges from burning.)
  6. Using oven mitts, remove cookie sheet from oven
  7. Using slotted spoon, top each toasted slice with generous spoonful of beans, tomato and cheese
  8. Return to oven for 1-2 minutes, or until cheese is melted. Serve!